2022 Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lectures; Applications are Open.

August 15, 2022

The Commemorative Lectures by the 2022 Blue Planet Prize winners will be held at the following time and place:

The Application is now closed.


Part One 13:20 - 14:55


A royal representative of His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan, will deliver a lecture.
The Path Less Travelled: A Story of Transformative Change
Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck
Moderator  Kazuo Matsushita
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University / President, Japan Society for GNH Studies

Part Two 15:15 - 16:45

Restoring the Phosphorus Cycle
Professor Stephen Carpenter
Moderator Reiko Kuroda
Designated Professor, Frontier Research Institute, Chubu University / Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • Admission:Free
  • Simultaneous translation between English and Japanese will be provided.

Lectures will be available on our web site by December.

Applications and Enquires

If you wish to attend the lectures, please apply using Application Form below.

The Application is now closed.

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Date & Time:October 6, 2022, 13:20 - 16:45 (Admittance from 12:50)

Place:Ito Hall at Ito International Research Center, the University of Tokyo (7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

Should the number of applications exceed the seating capacity, attendees may be chosen by lottery. If a lottery takes place, 当選者には、後日参加証を郵送いたします。


Date & Time:October 8, 2022, 13:20 - 16:45 (Admittance from 12:50)

Place:Symposium Hall, International Science Innovation Building, Kyoto University (Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

Please send your application at the earliest opportunity because registration will close upon reaching capacity.

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